Interview with Nelson Diaz on October 19, 2015, Segment 13

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Diaz explains his activism as a young lawyer in Philadelphia that was perceived by some people as radical in the early 1970s. The oral historian quotes declarations by Nelson Diaz on his early radical years as a young lawyer in a racist society.


Date
October 19, 2015, Recording date
Interviewee
Nelson Diaz
Interviewer
Julio Ortiz-Luquis
Duration
11m 48.0s
Location of interview

695 Park Ave., New York, NY

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
NDia.2015.10.19.13
Related Keywords
Latino affairs, Community, Civil rights, Church, Racism
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Carl Singley, Carlos Morales, Cesar Miranda, St. John's University, Temple University Beasley School of Law, ASPIRA Association, Legal Services, Spanish Merchants Association of Philadelphia, Americans For Democratic Action, Young Lords, The Puerto Rican Alliance, El Concilio
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Juncos, PR (is referenced), Harlem (is referenced), New York City (is referenced)
Related Dates
1970s, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Nelson Diaz on October 19, 2015, Segment 13: NDia.2015.10.19.13. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Jul 2019.
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Repository
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